No-Sew Simple Face Masks | Kid’s Craft

As children start to make their way back to school, you want to be sure they’re doing so safely. These simple face masks requires no-sewing skills and take just a couple of minutes to make.

The steps are easy to follow, children could make their own masks as a back to school craft activity. They’re the perfect way to add a little bit of extra safety for your students.

Watch the video tutorial!

Follow our picture instructions!

All you will need is a piece of fabric, ideally 50cmx50cm, and two hair ties.
Fold in half again.
Slide the hair ties over either end of the fabric. If they have any metal, ensure this faces up.
To start, fold the fabric in half.
Fold for a final time, for a total of three times.
Fold the ends over to the centre. Tuck one side into the folds of the other.

Loop the hair ties behind your ear and you’re ready to go!

For an extra bit of safety, fold a coffee filter into the centre of the face masks.

If you had fun keeping your kiddos safe with this activity, share it with your colleagues to help them through this transition too!

A big thanks to Toffee Teddy for agreeing to be our model for the day!

For a little bit of extra craft time, why not get some plain fabric and fabric pens or paints to encourage the children to decorate and design their own masks!

Get materials to decorate your masks:

For some fun and safe activities, try our drama games for social distancing!

Rebecca is the founder and chief executive officer of Silly Fish Learning Ltd. She is a children's playwright with a vast and varied career in education, primarily teaching drama and English.

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